Hatfield Forest

Hatfield Forest

What's on

The Kings Driscolls band playing live at Woodfest in Hatfield Forest


Join us for WoodFest in September and experience Hatfield Forest as it comes alive with music, crafts and much, much more...

Upcoming events

Magical Woodland Elves and Fairies

Tue 29 May 2018
Explore the forest looking for elves and fairies and make your very own woodland wand.

RiverLife Yoga

Wed 30 May 2018
Come and join us for a truly relaxing yoga experience in Hatfield Forest.

Guided Walk

Wed 30 May 2018
Join one of our knowledgeable walk leaders for an hours walk through Hatfield Forest. Discover its Georgian heart and medieval beginnings. . .

Wild Camping and Bushcraft Weekend 1 -3 June 2018

Fri 01 Jun 2018
A unique opportunity to wild camp in a Medieval Royal Hunting Forest.

Essex Bridleways Association Horseride

Sat 09 Jun 2018
A horse ride round the Forest organized by the EBA

Hoohaah 10KM Run

Sun 10 Jun 2018
The fifth edition of the Hoohaah 10K run at Hatfield Forest
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Our work

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Eating and shopping

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Tree growing in open parkland in May at Hatfield Forest, Essex.

Professional Courses at Hatfield Forest 

Our team manages a variety of veteran trees and the wildlife the habitat supports. Learn what they know by taking part in one of our professional courses.

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Join or give

A protective basket surrounding a freshly cut stump in Elgins Coppice

Coppice appeal 

Our volunteers help care for 240 hectares of ancient coppice woodland. They need your help to get new equipment to continue this important work.